The riots following the death of George Floyd culminated in the city of Omaha, Nebraska with the death of James Scurlock, a 22-year-old black male. His death followed an altercation with a bar owner on the street outside the bar. The man who shot James Scurlock is Jake Gardner, a white male who happens to support President Trump. His name is not used by officials as he has not been charged.
In his update Monday afternoon, June 1, 2020, Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said the shooting death of 22-year-old James Scurlock during Saturday night's protests was senseless, and he showed.
Olivia released a press release on Sunday afternoon identifying the victim as James Scurlock, 22, but without naming a suspect. However, they said: “The Omaha Police Department is not currently searching for a suspect. Investigators are in the process of reviewing all the evidence gathered, videos, witness interviews and consulting with the Douglas County District Attorney’s office.James Scurlock, 22, was fatally shot outside a bar on Saturday following protests against police brutality. By Mary Ann Georgantopoulos Posted on June 1, 2020, at 4:09 p.m. ET Prosecutors in Omaha, Nebraska, said Monday that the white bar owner who fatally shot a 22-year-old black man on Saturday.James Scurlock Died in Hospital. James Scurlock died in hospital after being shot dead in Omaha on Saturday night at the city’s old market, where protesters gathered for the second consecutive night after Floyd’s death. May 25 in Minneapolis, reported Omaha World-Herald.
The duo ran off, and then “James Scurlock jumps on top on him,” Kleine said. Gardner “fired over his back” and hit Scurlock in the clavicle, killing him.
Scurlock was a runaway from Omaha to Norfolk at the time. He originally was charged with robbery and use of a firearm to commit a felony. The case was tried in adult court.
Citing video evidence from the scene, Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said Monday (Jun. 2) that Jake Gardner, the owner of The Hive bar in Omaha’s Old Market district, acted in self-defense when he shot and killed Scurlock outside his place of business. The footage obtained by investigators showed Gardner’s father pushing young people in the area.
Authorities announced Monday that they are not seeking charges against the bar owner who shot and killed protester James Scurlock in Omaha, Nebraska, on Saturday night. Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said he came to the decision after viewing video of the incident. He concluded that the white owner, Jake Gardner, acted legally in self-defense when he shot Scurlock, a Black 22-year-old.
On Saturday night, James Scurlock joined protesters in Omaha, Nebraska to seek justice for the death of George Floyd. He never returned home. Jacob Gardner shot him dead after he was standing in front of the bar that the Gardener family owns. Bystanders caught the confrontation on camera and a gunshot can be heard as Gardner confronted Scurlock. Young Black Male Killed In Omaha Nebraska.
Scurlock’s death sparked new protests and demonstrations in downtown Omaha over the weekend. His father, also named James Scurlock, spoke at the Malcolm X Memorial Foundation Visitors Center the.
The Omaha, Nebraska man who fatally shot the 22-year-old activist James Scurlock will not face charges. Jacob Gardner—owner of the Hive Bar and Gatsby Bar—was taken into custody following the.
James Scurlock, a 22-year-old black man, was shot and killed outside a bar in Omaha, Nebraska, on Saturday night, while participating in a protest against police brutality sparked by the recent police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.According to local news outlets, the man who shot him, a white local bar owner named Jake Gardner, was brought in for questioning then released.
Scurlock’s father, James Scurlock II, said obtaining a grand jury is the first step, but there is still a long way to go. “I want to thank the black community for getting us this grand jury.
James Gardner reportedly shot Scurlock during a scuffle in Omaha's Old Market Neighborhood, the victim later died at the hospital. Trigger Warning, Brutality. In Omaha, Nebraska, a white bar owner.
An Omaha bar owner has been evicted from the building where he operated two nightlife spots after he shot and killed 22-year-old James Scurlock. The actions of 38-year-old Jacob Gardner on Saturday triggered threats against the building owners, they told the Omaha World-Herald.